January 7, 2022
OSHA Withdraws Occupational Exposure Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it is withdrawing its June 21, 2021 ETS. OSHA indicated that it will continue to work towards a permanent regulatory solution and encouraged providers to continue implementing the ETS’ requirements. OSHA will continue to enforce the general duty clauses, respiratory protections and usage requirements for personal protective equipment. Other reporting requirements, such as the COVID-19 log, will also remain in place.